Skip to comments.Snowpocalypse shuts down New York (Graphic language video included)
Posted on 12/28/2010 9:05:10 AM PST by dragnet2
Washington: The US National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for parts of New York, New Jersey and other states along the east coast of the United States as a major winter storm bears down on the area on Sunday.
A band of frigid weather was snaking up the East Coast on Sunday, promising blizzards and a foot of snow for New York City and New England, while several states made emergency declarations as the storm caused crashes on slick roads.
Heavy snow and blizzards in parts of North Carolina were making driving conditions difficult, and there were dozens of traffic accidents.
North Carolina authorities reported a fatal traffic accident near Charlotte.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol said late on Saturday that most of the roads in and around Asheville were either covered or partially covered with snow and ice.
Columbia, in South Carolina, had its first significant Christmas snow since weather records were first kept in 1887.
Airlines grounded hundreds of flights on Sunday along the Northeast corridor in anticipation of the storm, affecting major airports including New York's John F Kennedy Airport and Newark.
New York City-area airports alone cancelled close to 1,000 flights.
Residents of Secaucus in New Jersey have been buying shovels and sacks of sand in local supermarkets, preparing to fight severe weather conditions.
The Northeast is expected to get the brunt of the storm.
Forecasters issued a blizzard warning for New York City for Sunday and Monday, with a forecast of 11 to 16 inches (28 to 41 centimetres) of snow and strong winds that will reduce visibility to near zero at times.
A blizzard warning was also in effect for Rhode Island and most of eastern Massachusetts including Boston
A blizzard warning is issued when snow is accompanied by sustained winds or gusts over 35 miles-per-hour (56 kilometres-per-hour).
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter declared a snow emergency as of 2 p.m. (and he urged residents to stay off the roads.
In Washington DC, transportation officials treated roads with salt and readied 200 salt trucks and ploughs in preparation for the six inches (15 centimetres) of snow to fall in the Mid-Atlantic region.
In Boston, Mayor Thomas Menino declared a snow emergency that bans parking on all major streets.
By early Sunday, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina had also declared states of emergency.
Amtrak cancelled several of its trains in Virginia.
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Probably not funny to the person who owns the Explorer.
Watch the end when people all over the street are yelling at them....lol
If you think that video is hilarious, just watch what NYC genocidal maniacs do to unborn infants. You’ll roll on the floor laughing your ass off.
Hmmm..You seem very angry!
Two of my Brother in Laws had to leave our Christmas Gathering Sunday to try and make it back to Pittsburgh and NYC. It was a definite mess!
Global warning has reached disturbing levels.
Noticed they were yelling for a Supervisor? How much you wanna bet the Geeber driving the Front end loader was a Union Tard?
You bet...All they had to do was drag the tractor sideways a few feet, away from the parked vehicle, with the tow truck winch...
Watching these people is truly scary...In a funny way!
Do you know what we call this in Montana? ...A nice day.
I’ve been watching the news all morning. Seems like all the complaining is in the cities. Country folk just deal with it.
My wish is for the idiot in the tow truck to repeat this stunt in a different neighborhood, to the car of the local drug-gang leader.